Free Self Motivation Tips To Inspire You
Are you lacking the motivation to meet your goals? Don't get discouraged. Many people feel this way. The biggest problem with motivation is people have to feel inspired to go out and find motivation.
Another reason people fail to succeed in reaching their goals is because they are waiting for it to fall on their lap. They are waiting for wishing and hopes to bring them success. Well, this is what we were taught as children, we all now know that this is not how the world works.
Using Trivial Objects as Sources of Inspiration
Inspiration is just a matter of looking around. There is inspiration everywhere. To help with being inspired and motivated you need to make you workplace a little more comfortable. Remove all the clutter. Surround yourself with your necessities. So they are easily found when your needing them most. You don't want to lose focus looking for things you need. Also you will need to be comfortable. Any sort of discomfort will cause lack of focus to the task at hand.
You'll find it interesting to know that your surroundings have an enormous affect on your attitude.
Just having a clean, and organized work space not only makes you more productive but motivates you as well. This makes it easier for you to work to your fullest extend.
Common Things That Bring Motivation
While practically anything in the world can potentially be a source of motivation or inspiration, you will have to discover what makes you inspired personally. Motivational factors are very different for each individual, which is why things that inspire your colleagues may be totally meaningless for you. The idea is to identify for yourself where you can draw your inspiration from. This can be anything from a loved one, or a nice place you've been to, or even your favorite dessert.
An effective tip to keep the motivation flowing is to give yourself small prizes each time you accomplish a pre-determined goal. This technique has been proven to work regardless of what kind of goal you are aiming for.
Digital Sources of Inspiration
If you are like the average office worker today, most of your work is done on the computer. Therefore, it is only natural that you use your computer to give you a boost of inspiration during the course of the workday. For most people, using an inspiring picture as your desktop wallpaper is enough to do the trick.
You can also post a few inspirational quotes in a word doc and look at them when you get on the computer and when you get off, or just at random points throughout the day.
Finally, you can also be inspired by taking any object, place, person or event and identifying the positive qualities that you find in it.
Published October 30th, 2008
Filed in Motivational